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Malory (girl)

What does Malory mean?

Malory Pronunciation of Malory [mal-o-ry] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Malory) is of Old French origin, and Malory means "unlucky". Malory is a variant form of Mallory (Old French).


Malory has 11 variants: Mallary, Mallerey, Mallery, Malloree, Malloreigh, Mallorey, Mallori, Mallorie, Malorey, Malori and Malorie.

1 masculine form: Mallory.

Creative forms:
(female) Magory, Malora, ..

(male) Mallyr, Maloley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Malory Gwenyth (M.G.), ..

How popular is Malory?

Malory is a rare given name for women but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#128797 out of 150436, Top 86%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Mallory (#392 in recent rankings), Malorie and Mallorie are the prominent varying forms of Malory (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Malory were at the apex of their popularity a decade ago (average #1061) and have become significantly less widespread since. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mallorie, Mallory, Malorie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Malory and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Malory is alike in pronunciation to Meliora. Other suggested similar names are Carry, Cary, Clary, Cory, Dory, Flory, Glory, Hilary, Ivory, Karry, Kary, Kory, Lory, Macey, Macon, Macy, Madera, Madora, Madra, Mady, Maery, Maggy, Mahra, Maicey, Mair, Mairi, Maisey, Maisy, Majorca, Makara, Malaney, Malcah, Malea, Maleah, Malfie, Malia, Malika, Malkia, Mallorca, Mally, Malvie, Manon, Marcey, Margey, Mari, Marjey (see Margaret), Marjori, Marjory, Marley, Marlowe, Marsey, Marty, Mary, Maryk, Marys, Mason, Mavra, Maxy, Maydey (see Maida), Mellony, Melodey, Melody, Meloni, Melony, Menora, Merry, Rory, Talora, Valery, Vallory, Valora, Valory, Valorya and Valry. These names tend to be more frequently used than Malory.